Brickbat: Man's Best Friend


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Madison County, Arkansas, sheriff's deputy Jonathan Cornelison has been suspended without pay for 60 days and removed from the K9 unit after he left his canine partner in a hot car for eight hours, leading to its death.

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18 responses to “Brickbat: Man's Best Friend

  1. Not arrested, of course.

    Any non-cop who left a dog in a car, even a non-cop dog, would be arrested. And any non-cop who killed a cop dog would be in serious trouble.

    No double standards my ass.

    1. I’m certain that he feels just terrible, he just lost his partner. Isn’t that enough punishment?

      1. Its a twist on the joke about the guy who killed his parents asking for mercy from the court because he’s an orphan?

        ‘Please your honor, I ask for leniency. This is a difficult time for me – my partner was recently murdered.’

    2. Yep. In my neck of the woods a K9 unit dog’s life has more value, legally speaking, than that of your average pleb. I imagine it’s no different in Arkansas so, going off that metric, I’d say he should spend at least 5 years behind bars for his transgression, yes?

    3. Next you’re gonna tell me there’s a liberal media complex.

    4. Serious trouble indeed. In most places, killing a police dog is considered to be the same as killing a police officer. As in capital murder.

      Yet this guy gets an unpaid vacation.

    5. No double standards my ass.

      Exactly. A few years ago a k-9 here got killed when he was sicced on someone who then jumped off a bridge to get away. The dog was killed in the fall but the guy survived. The usual bootlickers were calling for that person to be charged with killing an police officer.

      So with their usual modus operandi, prosecutors should be going after this cop-killer with the death penalty.

  2. Removed him from the K9 unit, eh. He’s gonna treat humans any better?

    1. Considering the issues I had with the cops in that part of the world (I was raised two counties west of Madison), I can answer that question with a resounding HELL NO!

      At least there’s a decent chance that he isn’t smart enough to figure out how to load his weapon, though….so there’s that.

  3. That dog was was only 2 dog-years from dogtirement!

    1. He was gettin too old for this shit.

    2. How is Dog SS?

      1. They get to “move to a farm in the country”.

  4. Let me guess, the dog’s name was “Manufactured Cause”.

  5. The handler of a Madison County K9 officer is facing disciplinary action after the K9 died from being left in a hot car.

    The passive voice is loved.

  6. THAT DOG WAS A RAT I TELL YA. He was internal affairs.

    1. You dirty brother, you killed my rat.

  7. until I looked at the paycheck saying $4730 , I did not believe that…my… brother woz like actualy bringing in money part time from there computar. . there friend brother started doing this for less than 7 months and resently paid for the morgage on there home and bought a new Cadillac …….


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